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Process Development Engineer

Toronto, Canada
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Johanne Kennedy
+353 86 440 3725
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Impact Through Innovation

  • Lead process development on development projects, working as part of the project team.
  • Development and installation of new manufacturing and process technologies to support product development and product transfers.
  • Apply new technologies and methodologies to optimize process design & performance.
  • Establish processes based on product specifications in line with Unit Cost metrics.
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Understand principles of lean manufacturing, problem solving, DOE.
  • Complete process validation for new processes and products including IQ, OQ, PQ & PPQ.
  • Working with external vendors to specify, develop and commission new process technologies.
  • Setting up of new manufacturing equipment/production lines including the selection and training of process technicians and product builders, as required.
  • Responsibility for and understanding of work environment issues including H&S activities associated with new process development.
  • Development of manufacturing processes from prototyping to full-scale production.
  • The manufacture and testing of prototypes.
  • Design/Source Equipment and Tooling required to meet both the capability & capacity requirements.
  • Generate work plans & schedules for development activity and execute to plan.
  • Lead process validation and equipment qualification activities.
  • Support and mentor junior engineers.
  • Adhere to all requirements of the Quality Management System.

 Required Skills

  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline, with 5yrs+ experience with manufacturing process design and optimization within a highly regulated environment
  • Proven ability to conceptualize and deliver automated solutions as needed
  • Experienced in using Six Sigma methodology for process improvement (e.g. DMAIC) and problem solving (e.g. 6-step approach)
  • Experienced in statistical analysis and use of Minitab
  • Experience with manufacturing process design and optimization
  • Strong mechanical background with a good working knowledge of metals & plastics processing a distinct advantage
  • It is essential that the candidate will be highly innovative, motivated, and organized and have excellent planning and communication skills
  • Excellent SolidWorks skills.
  • Experience with all or some of the following processes is a distinct advantage laser welding, reflow technologies, crimping technologies, braiding, coiling, laser cutting, injection molding, and adhesive bonding.
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